UWM Syndications

Two news stories this week address how people experience and manage chronic pain.  A Seattle Times story (link below) discusses the plight of patients who had received treatment at a pain clinic that was shut down last year.

The University of Wyoming has approved plans to renovate the Laramie campus to accommodate both first- and second-year students simultaneously -- a reflection of new curriculum in the University of Washington's medical program, which spans five

Troy Reihsen was doing his best to save the injured soldier in front of him.

“You’re going to be OK, buddy, just stay with me,” Reihsen said as he tied a tourniquet on the hemorrhaging right leg, blown off below the knee.

When a protein folds correctly, it spurs a biological process in a cell -- one of many that enable the human body to live. Our bodies have about 100,000 distinct proteins, built from strings of amino acids, and each protein has a job to do.

Results of a two-year study have spurred new national dose levels for the 10 most common adult CT examinations.

A UW Medicine genome scientist is among about three dozen nationwide whose labs will be funded in continuing U.S. efforts to identify the functional elements of the human genome.

Media contact - Brian Donohue, UW Medicine: 206.543.7856; bdonohue@uw.edu

In suburban Nepal less than half of the adults with high blood pressure know they have it, according to researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences.

A growing body of evidence indicates that the trillions of microbes that live on and inside our bodies—what’s called our "microbiome"—affect our health.

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